6-course renaissance lute

Tuning:  a' (415)

String length: 50 cm (descant)

Made by Jason Petty in 2018, this little instrument is an alternative way to explore the bounty of 6-course Renaissance lute music. This lute is built using 9 highly-figured maple ribs, solid curly cherry neck and pegbox and boxwood tuning pegs. It is a bright and punchy treble lute with clear voicing among the courses. Ideal for someone a smaller or treble lute. Compact in size, it would be suitable for children or convenient for travel.


Kingham case included